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Friday June 9th, 2017

Posted at 11:26am

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Last updated: Friday June 9th, 6:20pm

Windsor Police continue to investigate a sudden death on Dougall Avenue.

Police say that around 7:50am on Friday June 9th, 2017 they were called to a residence in the 700 block of Dougall Avenue regarding a dead body.

A white powdery substance was visible in proximity to the deceased person.

As a precaution, the scene was treated as a potential hazardous material scene, and necessary precautions are being taken to safely investigate.

Roadways in the 700 block of Dougall Avenue between Wyandotte Street and Elliott Street were closed until 5pm as the investigation was underway.

Emergency crews cleared the scene around 5pm and the roads were opened.

The deceased body will be sent for an autopsy, and the unidentified white powdery substance will be sent to the proper authorities for analysis.

The area with a potential hazardous material has been decontaminated.

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